Dental Health Aide Program Improves Access to Oral Health Care for Rural Alaska Native People
The Alaska Dental Health Aide Program enhances access to oral health care by training dental therapists to provide culturally appropriate education and routine dental services to high-risk residents of rural villages.
Remote Assessment and Treatment via Telemedicine Combined With Onsite Case Management Enhance Access to Mental Health Services for Low-Income and Minority Students
In collaboration with several community partners, the University of Texas Medical Branch provides remote mental health assessment and treatment services via videoconferencing technology and onsite case management to low-income, minority, and other students and parents in seven school-based primary care clinics in the Galveston Independent School District.
Statewide Telehealth Program Enhances Access to Care, Improves Outcomes for High-Risk Pregnancies in Rural Areas
Statewide telehealth ANGELS (Antenatal & Neonatal Guidelines, Education, and Learning System) initiative connects rural Arkansas women with high-risk pregnancies to specialty prenatal consultations and tertiary services and improves mother and infant outcomes.
Pediatric Critical Care Physicians Provide Remote Consultations to Emergency Departments in Underserved Rural Areas, Leading to Better Diagnosis and Treatment
An academic medical center provides 24-hour evaluation and consultation services via interactive videoconferencing to emergency departments serving rural and underserved areas, leading to improvements in diagnosis, treatment, and patient satisfaction.
Remote Visits by Pediatricians for Sick Children at Inner-City and Other Child Care Centers/Schools Reduce Absences and Emergency Department Use
Childcare centers and elementary schools in the Rochester area have access to a Web-based telemedicine system that allows clinicians to provide remote diagnoses and recommendations for sick children.
Health Information Technology Toolkit for Critical Access and Small Hospitals
The Health Information Technology Toolkit for Critical Access and Small Hospitals helps these health care organizations assess their readiness and plan, select, implement, make effective use of, and exchange important information about the clients they serve.
Rural Health IT Adoption Toolbox
This health information technology (IT) toolbox provides rural health providers with tools to improve the effectiveness of their institutions through the use of technology.
Telehealth Technology Assessment Center Toolkits
This collection of toolkits can help health care organizations become better informed consumers of telehealth technology.
Diabetic Retinopathy Screening Practice Guide
This guide presents the practical aspects of developing a remote diabetic retinopathy screening (DRS) program along with general guidelines and recommendations for performing DRS based on experiences in community clinics in California.
Health Information Technology Toolkit for Physician Offices
This toolkit for physician offices helps these health care organizations assess their readiness, plan, select, implement, make effective use of, and exchange important information about the clients they serve.